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October 05, 2006

Face cards: approximation of a playlist §25

Face Cards

face cards

God save the Queen – Sex Pistols
Hey Jack Kerouac – 10,000 Maniacs
Jack – The Monochrome Set
The queen is dead – The Smiths
King Of Carrot Flowers Part 1 – Neutral Milk Hotel
Jack-ass – Beck
Karaoke queen – Catatonia
King of the kerb – Echobelly
Tracy Jacks – Blur
King of the road – The Proclaimers
Queen Bitch – David Bowie
King of kings – Echo and the Bunnymen
Queen of the new year – Deacon Blue
The king of rock n’ roll – Prefab Sprout
King Of The Mountain – Kate Bush
You’re My Queen – Mercury Rev
Dancing Queen – ABBA
Fiery Jack – The Fall
For We Are The King Of The Boudoir – The Magnetic Fields

September 16, 2006

Songs about circuses: approximation of a playlist §24

Songs about or related to circus stuff

animal trainer

The Trapeze Swinger – Iron & Wine
Send in the clowns – just about anyone
Tears of a clown – Smokey Robinson and the Miracles
Acrobat – U2
Eye of the Tiger – Survivor
Tiger Feet – Mud
Brown girl in the ring – Boney M
Paradise Circus – The Lilac Time
Highwire – Rolling Stones
Crazy Horses – The Osmonds
The Big Top – Laurie Anderson
Nellie the elephant

August 19, 2006

Home Helps: approximation of a playlist §23

Home helps

George Formby
Nanny – Louden Wainwright
The dry cleaner from Des Moines – Joni Mitchell
Eric the Gardener – The Divine Comedy
What the Butler Saw – Squeeze
Mr Wu's a window cleaner now – George Formby
Domestic Departure – Au Pairs [two for the price of one there!]
Into the Valet – Skids
Char (lotte) Sometimes – The Cure

August 15, 2006

River Deep: approximation of a playlist §22

Rivers in song

Orinoco flow – Enya
Severn Seconds – Youssou N'Dour/Neneh Cherry
Stone Thames – Big Audio Dynamite
Fog on the Tyne – LindisfarneThames
Ferry Cross the Mersey – Gerry and the Pacemakers
The Nile Song– Pink Floyd
Mississippi – Pussycat
Ying–Ton–Iddle–I–Po – Goons
The River Rhine – The Yardbirds
Aladdin Seine – David Bowie
Zambesi – Piranhas
Yellow River – Christie
Rivers of Bablyon – Boney M

August 10, 2006

Periodicity: approximation of a playlist §21

Songs referring to periodicals and magazines:

She – Charles Aznavour
Time – David Bowie
Native New Yorker – Odyssey
Vogue – Madonna
All Along The Watchtower – Jimi Hendrix
Ms Jackson – Outkast
Jackie Wilson – Dexys
Look in – John Martyn
OK – Talvin SinghJackie 1
Hello – Lionel Ritchie
She Blinded me with Science – Thomas Dolby
Strength of your Nature – The Style Council
Chat in Amsterdam – Arab Strap
Country Life – Cosmic Rough Riders
Loaded – Deacon Blue
E Eleventh Nuts – Scritti Politti
Wallpaper for the soul –Tahiti 80
Woman – John Lennon
Heat Wave – Martha and the Vandellas
Susie Q – Rolling Stones (or someone else?)
Tobermory Zoo – Mull Historical Society

July 22, 2006

Seafood platter: approximation of a playlist §20

Seafood platter

(Being mainly crustaceans and the like)

Do the Clam – Elvis
Lobster in cleavage probe – Hatfield and the North
Shrimp – Mr Scruff


Crab Man – Ella Fitzgerald
Scampi girl – Men at C&A (crazy name, crazy band!)
Gigantic land crabs in earth takeover bid – Hatfield and the North (again)
Rock lobster – B52s
Pulling mussels from a shell – Squeeze
The tale of the oyster – Cole Porter
Crab – Weezer
The world is my oyster – Frankie Goes To Hollywood
Shrimp stories – Yo La Tengo
Rip van Winkle – The Devotions
Crawfish – Elvis

July 16, 2006

The Breakfast Club: approximation of a playlist §19

The Breakfast Club - songs related to the best meal of the day

Breakfast in America – Supertramp
Breakfast at Tiffanys – Deep Blue Something
Black coffee in bed – Squeeze
Dear Sausage – The Mekons
Two pints of lager and a packet of crisps – Splodgenessabounds
Breakfast Time – Orange JuiceBreakfast
Bed and Breakfast Man – Madness
Breakfast in bed – Dusty Springfield
Blues for Breakfast – Mama Cass
Tea for two – Fats Waller (to pick one of many)
Lady Marmalade – Labelle
Cigarettes and alcohol – Oasis
Coffee and TV – Blur
England, Half English – Billy Bragg
Toast – Streetband
The Continental – Frank Sinatra
Broken English – Marianne Faithfull
Bread and butter – The Waitresses
Milk – Garbage
Orange crush – REM

June 07, 2006

Music of the spheres: approximation of a playlist §18

Planets (mainly)

Planet Claire – B52s
Life on Mars – David Bowie
Life on Earth – Divine ComedyEarthy
Mercury blues – Steve Miller Band
Pluto – Bjork
Hey Jupiter – Tori Amos
Uranus Rock – Jimi Hendrix (I confess I had never heard of this and was searching for the missing planet)
Alpha Centauri – Tangerine Dream (similar confession – just checking that no–one would have been daft enough to use this as a song title – I was wrong)
Neptune City – Death in Vegas
Man on the Moon – REM
Venus – Bananarama
Saturn V – Inspiral Carpets
Moonage Daydream – David Bowie

June 03, 2006

Deep blue nothing: approximation of a playlist §17

Deep Blue Nothing

Blue– Elastica
Abattoir blues – Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds
Almost blue – Elvis Costello
Blue bag – Can
Out of the blue (into the fire) – The The
Powder Blue – Elbow
Blue eurasians – The Kingsbury Manx
Blue Jean – David Bowie
From black to blue – Yo La Tengo
In bluer skies – Echo and the Bunnymen
Blues from a gun– The Jesus and Mary Chain
Deep Blue Day– Brian Eno
Natural blues – Moby
Out of the blue– Ash
Blue – Derek Jarman
Out of the blue – Roxy Music
Blue cafe– The Style Council
Shade of blue– Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
Blues from a gun– The Jesus and Mary Chain
Deep Blue Day– Brian Eno
Tender to the blues – James Yorkston and the Athletes
Blue Monday – New Order
Blue You– The Magnetic Fields
Blues – Manic Street Preachers
That fink, jazz–me–blues boy – Marine Girls
The dead flag blues– Godspeed You Black Emperor!
Joyful Kilmarnock blues– The Proclaimers
Union city blue – Blondie
Subterannean homesick blues– Bob Dylan
Electron blue– REM
Fergus sings the blues – Deacon Blue
Fisherman's blues – Waterboys

May 26, 2006

Remembering The Passions

Follow-up to I'm in love with a German film star: approximation of a playlist §15 from Prole Art Threat

Was delighted to discover:


thanks to a comment from someone on the previous entry (who I assume was the person of the same name from the band)

See also the TOTP performance of German Film Star here: link

Just great!

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